all their accomplishments, didn't understand what running an $85-billion business was all about. >> but there were industry analysts who said it was carly who didn't understand, that her merger was failing, and that she had missed her own earnings projections. >> you missed a big quarter, but you don't just miss it. you miss it by 20% -- some huge amount, right? >> yeah. i'm not sure it was that, but it was a big miss. there's no question it was a big miss. >> as you admit, the stock price was down, and down considerably. aren't those enough reasons to fire a c.e.o.? >> they could be. they could be. but you would think if those were the reasons, that after all this heavy lifting and after all this work, at least the board would sit me down and say, "you know, carly, we think, unfortunately, that it's time to make a move, because," dot-dot-dot. "let's talk about these things." that conversation didn't happen.